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Functional & Integrative Medicine: Databases & Websites

Functional & Integrative Medicine Databases and Websites

For evidence-based medicine research databases, please go to the EBM Research Databases page in the EBM Guide.

Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine

Academy of Integrative Medicine

American Academy of Environmental Medicine

American Association for Integrative Medicine

American Board for Functional Medicine

American College for Advancement in Medicine

American Holistic Medical Association

The Bravewell Collaborative

Cochrane Library (Wiley) - The Cochrane Library includes seven distinct databases in its collection:

  • The Cochrane Methodology Register,
    • The Cochrane Methodology Register offers a bibliography of publications which report on methods used in the conduct of controlled trials.
  • Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews,
    • The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews includes full-text articles and protocols focusing on the effects of healthcare. Data is evidence-based medicine and is often combined statistically (with meta-analysis) to increase the power of the findings of numerous studies.
  • Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials,
    • The Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials is a bibliography of controlled trials.
  • Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects,
    • Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects includes abstracts of published systematic reviews on the effects of health care.
  • Health Technology Assessment Database,
    • HTA brings together details of completed and ongoing health technology assessments (studies of the medical, social, ethical, and economic implications of healthcare interventions) from around the world.  The aim of the HTA database is to improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of health care.
  • NHS Evaluation Database,
    • NHS assists decision-makers by systematically identifying economic evaluations from around the world, appraising their quality, and highlighting their relative strengths and weaknesses.
  • The About the Cochrane Collaboration database
    • This database contains information on the 81 groups the make up the Cochrane Collaboration. 

Cochrane offers several online tutorials--all under 5 minutes!

To access from off-campus use your TouroOne login credentials.

Institute for Functional Medicine

Integrative Practitioner
An online community of integrative healthcare professionals including opportunities for peer-to-peer collaboration and discussion.

MANTIS is the Manual, Alternative and Natural Therapy Index System: the largest source of chiropractic, osteopathic and manual medical literature in the world. Content coverage includes: Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Exercise Therapy, Herbal Medicine (Phytotherapy), Homeopathy, Massage, Midwifery, Moxibustion, Naturopathy, Nutrition, Oriental Traditional Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Wellness Care.
Indexes peer-reviewed articles from 1900-present.
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National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) is the Federal Government's lead agency for scientific research on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).

Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
At the University of California San Francisco Medical Center.

Preventive Medicine Research Institute (PMRI)
Located in Sausalito, CA. A non-profit research institute investigating the effects of diet and lifestyle choices on health and disease.